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Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
+682 22 161
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice staff. But the food is not that good. What a shame. This could be the best place on the island with a way better chef.More

Thank asadkazirhat
Akisi M, Owner at Waterline, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is confusing. You have given us a very high rating which contradicts the review. It would be constructive if there was a mention about what exactly was wrong with the food. We live on the island and eat out at other restaurants. I would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovered this gem after walking along the beach. Went for dinner three times there and each one was as good as the last. Super friendly staff and a really warm and welcoming atmosphere. The menu is not extensive, but that means what is there is...More

Thank EmgeeNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love Waterline, such a beautiful spot. Chris and his wife are just amazing and so friendly. Food is so yummy, we also had some pretty delish gin cocktails, this place is on the MUST list to visit when in Raro!

Thank nelbells10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, cocktails were delish and a nice time was had by me and my Mum. Thanks Fiona for being a great host.

Thank P3988FLmaryr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner. The staff are friendly and helpful. Nice view. You can have dinner on the beach. Food is average!

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and perfect location right on the beach. great place to relax with a few happy hour cocktails.

Thank James A
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Waterline what a gem. Unfortunately we only found this beautiful restaurant on our last night of our 2 week visit to Rarotonga. This was by far the best meal we had our entire trip. Service was lovely, we would plan another trip to Rarotonga so...More

Thank heasleymandy
Reviewed December 7, 2017

The food was ok. The views were incredible whilst sipping on cocktails and enjoying our meal across the break we saw whales while the sun was setting - magical!

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a lovely lunch of fresh fish in Cleopatra sauce, and spicy noodles with shrimp. The food was utterly delicious. We wanted passionfruit mojitos but the kitchen was out of mint--so we encouraged the bartender/hostess/waitress (all the same person, and she is super)...More

Thank lauralagassa
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing meals we had. Fun, friendly staffs. The foods is Phenomenal, spicy Thai seafoods and the steaks are out of this world. Would take a return trip to Cook Islands just to eat here again.

Thank asianxxxtasy
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October 2, 2016|
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Response from Akisi M | Property representative |
Called Cleopatra Sauce. Glad you enjoyed it. It is popular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arorangi, Arorangi, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Arorangi
  • Phone Number: +682 22 161
Casual beach dining with all the frills.Open Tues-Sun for lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of our tasty cocktails and the breathtaking sunset before dining on Pacific style international cuisine. We have one of Raro's most extensive wine lists available.We can host both your wedding ceremony and reception on site either on the beach or our sunset deck.Experience romantic Rarotonga the Waterline way.Live music Wednesday nights. Bookings essential.
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